Stephen Van Beek joined ICF International in 2014 and has more than 25 years of experience in aviation and airports with emphasis on legislative and regulatory policy, strategic planning, and governance and finance.
Previously, Dr. Van Beek held several executive positions, including executive director at LeighFisher Inc., president and CEO at Eno Transportation Foundation, and executive vice president at Airports Council International. He also served as associate deputy secretary and director of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Office of Intermodalism, where he developed national intermodal transportation policies addressing DOT's goals of safety, mobility, economic competitiveness, environmental protection, and national security.
Dr. Van Beek has master's and doctoral degrees in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of California. He serves as senior transport advisor to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and is a past member of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Management Advisory Council.